Posts Tagged ‘festival’

Premier Hula Festival

Merrie Monarch festival is usually scheduled in April of every year. The week-long event features a hula competition, arts & crafts fair and a grand parade in downtown Hilo. Our home is a short 5 minutes away! The festival honors the legacy of King David Kalakaua (reigned 1874-1891) who inspired the continuation of Hawaiian tradition, [...]

Kamehameha Festival, June 11 (Kamehameha Day)

June 11th seems to be the day for cultural experiences. Not only can you watch the O-Bon festival in Honomu that day, but you can also go to the Kamehameha festival in Hil0 in celebration of King Kamehameha. The festival is free (always nice). It is part of a larger celebration of King Kamehameha day. [...]